IKEA trials leasing office furniture

Swedish retailer IKEA is piloting a new rental model for office furniture as part of a new strategic direction. The…

FSIoffice certified by WBENC

US-based dealer FSIoffice has been recognised as a Women’s Business Enterprise. The certification was awarded by the Greater Women’s Business…

Market consolidation in Australia

Office products manufacturer ACCO Brands Australia has acquired all brands and distribution rights from fellow Australian vendor Cumberland Stationery. The…

Staples Canada unveils coworking office

Staples Canada has opened its new coworking space in downtown Toronto. The Staples Studio was first announced when the company…

Senior GSA official joins IOPFDA

US-based Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) has added a new consultant to its team. Jack Williams will…

Pinnacle expands membership

US dealer group Pinnacle has announced that independent office products and furniture dealer Keeney’s Office Supply and Interiors has joined…

Record results for Herman Miller

US-based office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has reported that its Q2 2019 performance set all-time records for quarterly net sales…

Antalis receives distributor award | Tech Data expands in Brazil | Flexsteel appoints CEO

European paper merchant Antalis has been named Distributor of the Year by Integra for the third consecutive year. Antalis was…

Double-digit growth for Steelcase

Office furniture manufacturer Steelcase has reported encouraging organic sales growth for Q3 2019. For the three months ended 23 November…

Well-designed offices improve productivity

Office workers are 12% more productive when they’re happy, according to office furniture manufacturer The HON Company. Despite this, the…

Office Essentials acquires Midwest dealer

US-based OP and business supplies dealer Office Essentials (OE) has expanded across the Midwest. It has acquired the Columbia (MO)…

Messe Frankfurt acquires Clean Show | Amazon to expand in London | BIC celebrates...

Messe Frankfurt has purchased the Clean Show. The US trade fair for textile care Is held every two years and…

VOW announces awards shortlist

UK wholesaler VOW has revealed the finalists for its 2018 Venture Awards. The winners will be announced after the annual…

Lee and Plumpton joins FusionPlus

UK-based office furniture manufacturer Lee and Plumpton has partnered with specialist data provider FusionPlus Data. The initial launch will include…

Paperworld expands education programme

Paperworld organiser Messe Frankfurt has revealed details of the seminar programme for its upcoming show, which will take place on…

Highest sales in 15 years at Kimball

US-based office furniture manufacturer Kimball has reported its highest quarterly sales figures in over 15 years and strong double-digit organic…

Greenville sells print division | Ricoh makes acquisitions | Apogee purchase completed

South-Carolina based Greenville Office Supply has sold its print division to competitor TruColor, as part of a move to narrow…

Bold moves boost Knoll sales

New creative directions have helped drive Q3 sales for US furniture manufacturer Knoll. The acquisition of Scandinavian office furniture brand…

Amazon increases sales and profit | HP Inc and Apogee deal approved |...

Amazon has reported Q3 2018 sales of $56.6 billion, an increase of 29%. Pre-tax profit was $3.4 billion, ten times more…

HNI reports brighter outlook

HON brand owner HNI said both sales and profit increased for the office furniture division in the third quarter. On…

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GSA provides e-commerce update

One month before it is due to submit a report to Congress on its federal e-commerce marketplace initiative, the US…